Resurrecting Easter: How the West Lost and the East Kept the Original Easter Vision

Resurrecting Easter: How the West Lost and the East Kept the Original Easter Vision

by John Dominic Crossan, Sarah Crossan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062434180
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/13/2018
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 278,895
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John Dominic Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, is widely regarded as the foremost historical Jesus scholar of our time. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Historical Jesus, How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian, God and Empire, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, The Greatest Prayer, The Last Week, and The Power of Parable. He lives in Minneola, Florida.

Table of Contents

Prologue: A Tale of Two Visions 1

Chapter 1 Travels in the Realms of Gold 11

Chapter 2 "The Guards Told Everything That Had Happened" 25

Chapter 3 "The Cave of the Anastasis" 45

Chapter 4 "He Did Not Rise Alone" 61

Chapter 5 "So That Posterity Might Be Amazed by the Lavishness" 75

Chapter 6 "The Anastasis, the Joy of the World" 89

Chapter 7 "Rise Up, O Lord; Do Not Forget the Oppressed" 103

Chapter 8 "From the Holy Mountain" 113

Chapter 9 "Let Now the Angelic Choir of Heaven Exult" 127

Chapter 10 "The Victory of So Great a King" 139

Chapter 11 "O Dwellers in the Dust, Awake and Sing for Joy!" 153

Chapter 12 "Declared Son of God with Power by the Resurrection of the Dead Ones" 169

Chapter 13 "So Hope for a Great Sea-Change" 177

Sources of Figures 189

Scripture Index 195

Subject Index 199

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